VenuWorks has announced the appointment of Brian Luther as executive director of the Burnsville (Minn.) Performing Arts Center. He brings over 14 years of entertainment business and venue management experience to the building. Most recently, Luther served as GM of the Rockford (Ill.) MetroCentre. He has also held facility management positions at the U.S. Cellular Center and Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the University of Wisconsin’s Kohl Center and Minnesota Sports Entertainment.